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Autumnfest 2015 is this Saturday

By Dan Moeller Interim editor BRODHEAD – There will be plenty of fun on tap when the Brodhead Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Autumnfest celebration this Saturday, Sept. 26 in Brodhead. You can get your exercise with a 5k Fun Run/Walk at Pearl Island that starts at 8 a.m. […]

 
 

New school year gets off to great start

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Despite a couple of very hot and humid days, the new school year in the Brodhead district has gotten off to a good start. Meeting in regular session Wednesday, Sept. 9, board members heard reports from staff, and a public comment regarding the […]

 
 

BHS Homecoming Court

BHS Homecoming Court

Cynthia L. Miller photo BHS Homecoming court Members of the Brodhead High School 2015 Homecoming court are pictured, left to right: Dylan Kubly, Kylie Moe, Ned Slocum, Blake Boegli, Tyler Fenwick, Jake Pickel, Vanessa Weeden, Amber Pickel, Kordell Brandenburg, and Cameron Novy. Brodhead-Juda’s football team will face off against the […]

 
 

Sylvester Town Board posts moratorium ordinance

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor TOWN OF SYLVESTER – The Sylvester Town Hall was packed Monday evening, Aug. 24, with citizens concerned about the proposed construction of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in the township. A nervous buzz could be heard throughout the room prior to the meeting. Town […]

 
 

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

MADISON — Six Wisconsin educators are finalists for the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, one of the nation’s highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. Wisconsin’s finalists for the Presidential Teaching Awards are Scott Anderson of Brodhead, Juda High School (mathematics); Candice Behnke of Lena, […]

 
 

Wastewater treatment plant passes DNR requirements

By Mel LeBaron Correspondent BRODHEAD – Members of the Brodhead Common Council members heard good news from public works director Rich Vogel at their meeting held Aug. 10. Vogel presented the DNR’s Compliance Maintenance Annual Report Resolution which addresses how the treatment plant operated in 2014. Passing all requirements posed […]

 
 

Board of Education ponders possible referendum

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Meeting in regular session Wednesday, Aug. 12, members of the Brodhead Board of Education began preliminary open discussions regarding the possibility of running a referendum next year. The current $800,000 non-recurring referendum for the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years for the purposes […]

 
 

New facility is taking shape

New facility is taking shape

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Thanks to the efforts of more than 25 volunteers, Cardinal fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a new concession and restroom facility at the high school football field starting with 2015 season. Members of the Brodhead Sports Boosters, a volunteer organization within […]

 
 

Pearl Island Project: Where it stands

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Begun in 2011, the city’s Pearl Island Project has evolved from the Brodhead Water & Light and the Street Department’s desire to clear the Mill Race and clean the area during spare time and on weekends. The objective has been and continues to […]

 
 

Lack of quorum delays council action

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – In the absence of Mayor Doug Pinnow, Brodhead Common Council president John Bernstein conducted the Tuesday, July 21 meeting. Alderpersons Beth Rosheisen and Debra Fox were also absent, which created a lack of quorum preventing the council from taking action on various agenda […]